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2016 Summit Presentations

 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Professional Development Workshop #1 – Leadership Training
Conducted by: Steve Garets, TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program

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Professional Development Workshop #2 – Washington Instructor Development Training – What's In Your Tool Kit?
Conducted by: Washington Motorcycle Safety Program WMSP Staff

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Professional Development Workshop #3 – Idaho STAR Program A bbreviated Precision Riding Clinic (PRC)
Conducted by: Idaho STAR Motorcycle Safety Program Staff

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

SMSA Newcomer's Meeting (for all new SMSA members and attendees)
Moderated by: Ray Pierce (MO) , Vice Chairperson , SMSA Executive Committee

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General Session
Moderated by: Lorrie J. Laing, Safety Practice Manager, Cambridge Systematics, Inc.

FHWA Crash Causation Study – How to Use the Data
Craig Thor, Ph.D., Research Civil Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Safety Research and Development

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Data Driven or Data Informed
Chanyoung Lee, Ph.D., Program Director, Center for Urban Transportation Research at University of South Flo rida

Presentation

Track 1 – Administration Sessions Concurrent Training Session
NHTSA Motorcycle Safety Program Management Course

Conducted by: Andrew Krajewski, SMSA Deputy Director and Jeremy Gunderson, Highway Safety Specialist, NHTSA

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Track 2 – Rider Education and Training Sessions Concurrent Session
Rider Education and Training Moderated by: Joe Kelly, Administrative Assistant, Michigan Department of State

How Do We Get Riders into Advanced Training Classes on Their Own Motorcycles? – An Interactive Workshop
Lee Parks, President, Total Control Training, Inc.

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Distributed Training and Practice Analysis – Reducing Scheduled Student Crashes
Hector Eide, Manager, Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program

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Track 3 – Instructor Training Session s (Instructors/Trainers) Washington Instructor Development Training
What's In Your Tool Kit?
Conducted by: Washington Motorcycle Safety Program WMSP Staff


Identifying Different Personality and Communication Styles and Using Them to Better Connect With Your Students.

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Friday , September 23, 2016

Track 1 – Administration Sessions Concurrent Training Session
Avoid a Ticket and Survive a Crash Seminar

Moderated by: Paul Graves (VT), SMSA Secretary and Eastern Region Representative
Conducted by: Officer Will Stoy, Motor Police Officer, Meridian Police Department

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Track 2 – Rider Education and Training Sessions Concurrent Session
Rider Education and Training Outreach

Moderated by: Chuck Stiteler (OH), SMSA Member - at - Large

Doubling Down on Rider Education through Motorcyclist Community Outreach
Pat Hahn, Communications and Outreach Manger, TEAM OREGON
Edith Peters, State Program Manager, Florida Motorcycle Safety Program
Chad Teach out, Training Coordinator, Michigan Department of State
Sarah Buzzell, State Program Manager, Wisconsin Motorcycle Safety Program
Julie Roth, Community Services Specialist, Wisconsin Motorcycle Safety Program

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Track 3 – Instructor Training Sessions (Instructors/Trainers)
Moderated by: Shawn Purl, Idaho STAR Program

Panel Discussion on Instructor Professional Development Opportunities
Aria Minu - Sepehr, Director, TEAM OREGON
Andy Morris, Washington Motorist Safety Training

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Track 1 – Administration Sessions
Concurrent Session – Law Enforcement

Moderated by: Andrea Nygard (WA), SMSA Member - at - Large

State Traffic Stops – What Law Enforcement and Motorcycle Riders Need to Know
Bill Balzer, Motor Officer, Portland Police Bureau

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Preventing Street Racing Through Legal Alternatives
Sergeant Jason Harris, FL State University Police Department

Presentation not available

Track 2 and Track 3 – Rider Education and Training Sessions and – Instructor Training Sessions (Instructors/Trainers)
Concurrent Session – Understanding Motorcycle Rider Safety Technologies

Moderated by: Roberta Carlson, SMSA Supporting Member Representative

Understanding Stability Control, ABS and Traction Control
Brad Heiler, Sales Manager, BOSCH

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Track 1 – Administration Sessions Concurrent Session – Thinking of Requesting a NHTSA State Motorcycle Program Assessment?
Take a Peek Behind the Curtain

Moderated by: Robert Reichenberg, NHTSA Assessment Team Member and SMSA Individual Member Representative

Panel Members:
Jeremy Gunderson, Highway Safety Specialist, NHTSA
Edith Peters, Traffic Safety Specialist, Florid a Department of Transportation
Peter Russell, Oregon Governor's Advisory Committee on Motorcycle Safety
Chad Teachout, Training Coordinator, Michigan Department of State

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Track 2 – Rider Education and Training Sessions Concurrent Session – Motorcycle Safety and Education
Moderated by: Paul Graves (VT), SMSA Secretary and Eastern Region Representative

SkidBike – A Perspective Outside of Motorcycle Driver Education and Training
Hector Eide, Manager, Pennsylvania Motor cycle Safety Program

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The Future of Rider Training: A Going Concern or Going Out of Business
Phil Sause, Manager, Maryland Motorcycle Safety Program

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Track 3 – Instructor Training Sessions (Instructors/Trainers)
Moderated by: Peter Vander Aa (NV), SMSA Western Region Representative

Lessons From a 7 Year Military Motorcycle Mentor Project Utilizing Unconventional Training Methods
Bret Tkacs, Owner, Curricula Designer, Puget Sound Safety

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Mythbusters - Braking, Licensing Standards and Staying ALIVE!
Bret Tkacs, Owner, Curricula Designer, Puget Sound Safety

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General Session – Initiatives & Opportunities in Motorcyclist Rider Education and Safety
Moderated by : Andrea Nygard ( WA ), SMSA Member - at - Large

MSF 100 Naturalistic Study of Motorcyclists
Tim Buche, President & CEO, Motorcycle Safety Foundation

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MSF's Rider Education & Training Systems
Ray Ochs, Vice President of Training Systems, Motorcycle Safety Foundation

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Track 3 – Instructor Training Sessions (Instructors/Trainers)
Moderated by: Sunshine Beer (ID), SMSA Chairperson Elect

Snake Eyes = ATGATT
Kyle McCarty, Puget Sound

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

General Session – The Future of Motorcycling
Moderated by: Steve Garets, TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program

Panelists:
Troy E. Costales, Director, Oregon Office of Highway Safety
Lee Parks, President, Total Control Training, Inc.
Clement Salvadori , Motorcycle Enthusiast, Writer and Author

Presentation

Track 1 – Administration Sessions
Moderated by: Lorrie J. Laing, Safety Practice Manager, Cambridge Systematics, Inc.

Truthy vs Truth! Distinguishing Statements We Wish to be True from Statements That Scientific Testing Has Shown True
Joe Elliott, Executive Director, National Motorcycle Institute

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Changes in Motorcycling
David Hough, Consultant, National Motorcycle Insti tute

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Track 3 – Instructor Training Sessions (Instructors/Trainers)
Moderated by: Robert Reichenberg, SMSA Individual Member Representative

Enhancing Questioning Skills: Stop the Bobble Heads and Get the "Wheels" Turning
Dan Petterson, President/CEO , SMARTER

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Track 1 – Administration Sessions Concurrent Session – Administration/Research/Data Collection/Etc.
Moderated by: Andrea Nygard (WA), SMSA Member - at - Large

Enforcing Motorcycle Laws and Educating the Rider
Officer Will Stoy, Motor Police Officer, Meridian Police Department

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Law Enforcement – A Resource for Meeting Future Demands for Rider Training
Steve Guderian, Owner, Motorcycle Safety Consulting

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Track 2 – Rider Education and Training Sessions Concurrent Session – Rider Education and Training
Moderated by: Ray Pierce (MO), SMSA Vice Chairperson

Planning for the Future in Rider Education with Effective Program Evaluations
Sunshine Beer , Director, Idaho STAR Motorcycle Safety Program
Pat Hahn, Communications Outreach Man a ger, TEAM OREGON

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Track 3 – Instructor Training Sessions (Instructors/Trainers) Concurrent Session – What's Next in Rider Education
Moderated by: Paul Graves (VT), SMSA Secretary and Eastern Region Representative

Shifting Our Social Norms
Bret Tkacs, Owner Curriculum Designer, Puget Sound Safety

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RideSafeUS
Dan Petterson , President/CEO , SMARTER

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